Kate Mara and Nick Robinson will star in FX Limited Series A Teacher.
Based on Hannah Fidell’s 2013 feature film of the same name, the 10-episode A Teacher explores the story of a female high school teacher caught in an affair with her male student, revealing the complexities and consequences of these illegal relationships.
Mara will play Claire a popular young teacher at a suburban Texas high school opposite Robinson’s Eric, an all-American high school senior. Fidell will write and direct the limited series and serve as an EP alongside Michael Costigan (Brokeback Mountain) and Jason Bateman (Ozark), Danny Brocklehurst (Safe) and Mara.
Gina Balian, FX’s co-president of original programming said:
“Hannah Fidell is an exceptional filmmaker we have long admired for her intuitive ability to bring complex stories to life with depth and grace. We are thrilled to… adapt A Teacher into a limited series for FX, with Kate leading an extraordinary cast along with Nick Robinson.”
A Teacher currently doesn’t have a release date.